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Vancouver Canucks Pay the Price: Bieksa Penalties Prove Costly in Game Five Loss

Published by on May 10, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

It is going to be a long flight back to Chicago for the Vancouver Canucks after losing 4-2 in Game 5, especially for defenseman Kevin Bieksa.

Nearing the end of the second period, with the Canucks holding onto a 2-1 lead, a scrum started in front of Roberto Luongo and ended up turning into a full-out brawl. With things eventually under control, out of the pile came Kevin Bieksa, gloves dropped, grasping onto Blackhawks rookie Kris Versteeg.

After a few punches were thrown by Bieksa, the two were separated, but he was given a roughing minor that put them down a man, since Versteeg had not dropped the gloves, nor did he intend to.

Dustin Byfuglien tied things up with his secon...

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